23andMe Offers New Genetic Report on Type 2 Diabetes

March 10, 2019
23andMe’s new Type 2 Diabetes report* offers customers insight into their likelihood of developing one of the most prevalent, pernicious, and yet preventable health conditions in the United States.This new...
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Your Digital Health Coach Is Here

January 08, 2019
Lark Health and 23andMe collaborated to create a new digital health coach that uses artificial intelligence (A.I), genetics and human coaching to help customers make healthy choices. Lark provides two options — a Wellness Program, for weight loss, and a CDC-recognized Diabetes Prevention Program. Both leverage your 23andMe genetic information using clinically validated A.I. to generate personalized suggestions for diet and exercise.
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Tipping the scales: Participants make healthy dietary changes in response to direct-to-consumer genetic test results

January 12, 2018
According to 23andMe research, many people reported making healthy changes to their lifestyle after receiving personalized genetic reports with information about diet and weight.
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23andMe Launches Massive Landmark Genetic Weight Loss Study

December 28, 2017
23andMe researchers will recruit 100,000 customers to participate in the first genome-wide association study of behavioral weight loss strategies.
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23andMe Scientists To Present New Findings at ASHG

October 06, 2016
23andMe scientists will be at the annual American Society of Human Genetics meeting in Vancouver this month sharing a wide spectrum of interesting data that includes more on the genetics...
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The Genetics of Bellies and Burgers

August 21, 2013
By Nick Furlotte and Shirley Wu For many of us, the battle of the bulge is more like an all-out war. We all know people who can eat whatever they...
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Your Lifestyle, Your Health, Your Genes

January 30, 2013
There are lots of things we can’t change, but our lifestyle isn’t one of them. Good thing, too  – our weight, nutrition habits, and exercise behaviors impact us beyond whether...
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SNPwatch: Jeans Too Tight? Don’t Just Blame Your Genes.

September 23, 2010
In 2009, 27% of Americans met the clinical criteria for obesity–a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater–7 percentage points higher than a mere 9 years earlier. Even this...
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MC4R Gene Associated with Body Mass

May 04, 2008
The Atkins diet, the South Beach diet, the Grapefruit diet, the Cabbage Soup diet — we know all these fad diets have their limits, because ultimately, the only way to...
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